Ethan Frome Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. While they walk home, Ethan expresses his concern that Mattie will __________________________.
(a) Leave them soon to find another job.
(b) Get a bad reputation for dancing with so many men.
(c) Get a cold from walking home so often.
(d) Leave them soon to get married.

2. Zeena's family gave Mattie ____________________________.
(a) Money to start a new life for herself.
(b) Plenty of help, but she rejected them.
(c) Plenty of money and advice.
(d) Plenty of advice but little help.

3. Ethan resists following his wife upstairs because __________________________________________.
(a) He does not want Mattie to watch them go up to bed together.
(b) He does not want Mattie to be left downstairs alone.
(c) He does not want Mattie to see him show kindness to Zeena.
(d) He does not want to give in to Zeena's demands.

4. Wharton compares the chill in the Frome's kitchen to ______________________________.
(a) Zeena's heart.
(b) The landscape of Starkfield.
(c) A vault after the dry cold of a night.
(d) A darkened hearth.

5. Mattie lives with the Fromes because ____________________________.
(a) She is a hired girl acting as Zeena's aid.
(b) She is Ethan's cousin, and acts as their housekeeper.
(c) She is a friend of the family who needed work.
(d) She is Zeena's cousin and acts as her aid.

Short Answer Questions

1. How has Mattie changed her appearance for Ethan?

2. Ethan feels too constrained to try to touch Mattie inside the house because ____________________________________________.

3. Mattie Silver has lived with the Fromes for _______________.

4. Who visited Mattie while Ethan was away during the day?

5. What gives Ethan a sense of mastery at the end of the chapter?

(see the answer key)

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